Improving legal frameworks for waste management and recycling with stricter rules for businesses to follow is needed to tackle the world's plastic crisis, said experts at the Resource Transformation Dialogue 2021 held in Singapore.
and Clemens Kunze, Kevin Li –
Asian governments must now enact and properly implement policies and regulations that will help to scale up grassroots initiatives and hold plastics producers accountable for addressing the crisis.
The climate and biodiversity crises not only demand a shift to carbon-neutral energy, but also usher in a circular economy in which resources are reused and repurposed. To reach that goal, new technologies will be crucial, writes the Prime Minister of Finland, Sanna Marin.
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As Singapore-based salad bar chain SaladStop! marks its 10th anniversary, co-owner Katherine Desbaillets talks to Eco-Business about phasing out meat, food waste and single-use packaging, and dealing with customers who refuse to pay 10 cents for a plastic bag.
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A campaign by the WWF Singapore has revealed that the average person consumes approximately 5g of plastic every week. The NGO is calling on governments and businesses around the world to forge a global treaty to tackle plastic pollution.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore released its PACT (Plastic Action) Impact Report, detailing the achievements of PACT. It showcases statistics and responses of PACT member companies, their …
The global fight against climate change is gradually gaining momentum, with countries like Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, and the EU reaffirming commitment to the Paris Agreement, and more than 80 mayors in …